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British Prime Minister proud of Balfour Declaration
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Gaza, ALRAY - "We are proud of our role in establishing the State of Israel, and therefore we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration," British Prime Minister Theresa May said.


She said during the weekly session of the parliament that they are proud of the role of Britain in the establishment of the State of Israel, adding that they are proud of business relationships with Israel and they seek to promot the relations with Israel.
She stressed the importance of realizing the two state solution for the Palestinian- Israeli conflict.


The British government refused in last April to apology for the Balfour Declaration, which lead to the establishment of Israel. The British conservative government stated in a statement that Balfour Declaration is a historical matter and there is no intention to apology. Instead, the British government expressed its proud in establishing the Israel.


The "Balfour Declaration" is the common name given to the letter sent by British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour on November 2, 1917 to Lord Lionel Walter de Rothschild, in which he said that "the British Government sympathizes with the establishment of a national homeland for the Jewish community in Palestine, and will make every effort to facilitate this . The Balfour Declaration is the first step taken by the West to establish an entity for the Jews on Palestine.

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